As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- u, f. a smearing, rubbing, [ríða á], medic., Bs. i. 611.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅ-ᚱᛁᚦᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- medicine, medically.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)